The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 32 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.50% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £29.50
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 246 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.94% 93.89% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 132 268
Average daily rate £360 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.95 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Linux Administrator
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Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Average Daily Rate
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Gloucester - 14 £390 -
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (81.48%) Perl
3 17 (62.96%) Squid
3 17 (62.96%) SMTP
3 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) LDAP
4 14 (51.85%) HTTP
4 14 (51.85%) Internet
4 14 (51.85%) Juniper
4 14 (51.85%) SSL
4 14 (51.85%) LPIC
4 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
4 14 (51.85%) CCENT
4 14 (51.85%) Zenoss
4 14 (51.85%) F5
5 13 (48.15%) qmail
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Apache
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) SNMP
7 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
7 8 (29.63%) DevOps
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (18.52%) SSH
9 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) SMTP
1 17 (62.96%) DNS
1 17 (62.96%) LDAP
2 14 (51.85%) HTTP
2 14 (51.85%) Internet
2 14 (51.85%) SSL
3 8 (29.63%) SNMP
4 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) SSH
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) IPTV
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) HPUX
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Perl
2 8 (29.63%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) Bourne shell
4 4 (14.81%) Korn
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) LPIC
1 14 (51.85%) CCENT
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Squid
2 13 (48.15%) qmail
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
2 14 (51.85%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
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